The year of demise of Sufyan ibn Sa’id Thawri (rahimahullah)

Question

In which year did Imam Sufyan Thawri (rahimahullah) pass away?

 

Answer

Imam Sufyan ibn Sa’id ibn Masruq Ath Thawri (rahimahullah) passed away in the year 161 A.H at the age of 64 in Basrah.

(Refer: Tahdhibul Kamal, vol. 11 pg. 169 and Taqribut Tahdhib: 2445)

 

And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.

 

Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala

 

Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar